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D'Iberville teen killed in early-morning wreck

A D'Iberville teen was killed this morning in a single-car accident, authorities said.

Amanda Russell, 18, was to graduate next week from D'Iberville High School, Sheriff Mike Byrd said.

She died on the scene near the 12800 block of Paige Bayou Road in Vancleave.

Byrd said Russell lost control of her car. It flipped several times and she hit a power pole.

The accident occurred about 8:30 a.m. Byrd does not suspect alcohol as a factor. The accident remains under investigation.

Read more about this story in Sunday's Sun Herald.